Senior DevOps Engineer | R&D

Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake
Regular Full-Time




Who We Are

Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that connect and secure life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities. Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 50 acquisitions across its platforms The company's current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, CAP/HPI, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company's flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 300 million transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 80 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,700+ associates come from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. For more information, please visit


The Solera Way

Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: Think 80/20 (Focus), Act 30/30 (Efficiency), and Live 90/10 (Accountability). We define our mindset using Our 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. We train our volunteers to engage with each other modulating between their intellect (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) using our 3Fs: Facts, Finesse, and Force. Solera has become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits. The principles, drills, and values associated with the Solera Way have been fundamental to Solera’s success and our ability to grow, continuously change, and innovate.


Are You Uncommon?

We’re on the hunt for an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed. You will serve as the Senior DevOps Engineer.

Position 80s

What You’ll Be Doing

At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what our volunteers are responsible for – their mission. The 80’s, as we call them at Solera, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission. The mission 80’s for this role, are:

  1. Automate Everything. In order to build and maintain a resilient, secure, and efficient platform, you will automate anything and everything - including deployment, monitoring, management and incident response. You will build and manage our production systems and tackle challenges associated with building things for the R&D team.
  2. Collaborative Team Player in an Agile Environment. You will implement and operate the infrastructure for Solera’s next generation platform in a fully tested agile model. You will engage as part of an agile engineering team to deliver an end-to-end consumer facing proposition. This involves collaborating with BA’s, Product Owners, Designers, and third party development teams in person and remotely to deliver a resilient, scalable infrastructure.
  3. Passion for Technology. You’re a champion for innovative, agile, development practices and are inspired by exploring technology, experimenting with the latest innovations, and tinkering with the latest trends to create amazing new solutions. You will support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.


Are You Qualified?

  • 5+ years of experience in similar technology development environments to ours
  • Ideally had exposure to working within a greenfield environment/startup style
  • Experience of B2B and B2C solutions
  • Release automation, system administration, system configuration, and system debugging experience
  • Experience using scripting languages, configuration management tools, and command execution frameworks
  • Programming experience
  • Working with microservices architecture
  • Strong understanding of system and networking concepts and troubleshooting techniques
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure environments  

Critical Experience:

  • Experience working with production PAAS platforms such as Cloudfoundry, Heroku, Openshift, Elastic Beanstalk
  • Experience using containerization technologies such as Docker, rkt, Garden
  • Production & Continuous Delivery/Deployment pipelines using tools such as Concourse, Drone, Jenkins 2.0, Bamboo
  • Programming experience in the likes of NodeJS, Python, Go, Ruby, Java, C++
  • Experience using configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform
  • Application Performance Monitoring and Log aggregation at scale
  • Microservices infrastructure applications such as Service Discovery, Configuration Service, API Gateway
  • RDBMS experience such as MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • NoSQL experience such as MongoDB  

Desired Qualifications: 

  • IAAS automated provisioning and maintenance
  • CAAS platforms such as AWS, Kubernetes, Mesos
  • Cloud native design patterns such as circuit breakers, self-healing
  • 12 factor app methodology
  • Message-oriented middleware such as RabbitMQ
  • iOS, Android mobile application build pipelines
  • iOS, Android automated testing

Your Attributes:

  • Be accurate and deliver quality, have a roll up sleeves attitude.
  • Excellent collaborative team player with communication skills to match.
  • Adaptable and flexible meet demands. You are relentless and passionate to get the job done.
  • Pro-active – you take responsibility and own the solution within a collaborative team environment.
  • Work well under pressure and thrive in a demanding environment. Excellence is an expectation.
  • Demonstrated pro-activity in capitalizing on opportunities and resolving issues.
  • Intellectually curious – prepared to challenge and be challenged.
  • Constantly strive to learn new technologies and look for ways to stay up to date in this rapidly changing industry.


  • Competitive salary + Bonus opportunity
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Great medical, dental & vision plan
  • Startup-like environment with a non-hierarchical team
  • Work directly with the office of the CEO
  • Evaluate newest technologies for R&D
  • Work with leading technologists of their fields
  • No cubicles
  • Access to the tools and technologies you choose to get the job done
  • Truly international team, divided across Dallas, London, and Zürich


Our Space

We believe that offices should be destinations where people want to be… places where people want to work, play and, collaborate. That is why we spend a lot of time on enhancing our workspaces. Solera’s work environments are intersections of the old and the new… of the past, present, and future. They are spaces designed to stimulate creative thinking, innovation, and cross-functional collaboration.


We also embrace wellness. Whether it is our onsite or offsite workout centers, nutritional meals and beverages, or endless snacks for focus and energy. This wellness plan is our commitment to healthy living, which spans across our office environments.


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